Apr. 13 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Which is the latest armed forces unit to induct women as combat officers?Which is the latest armed forces unit to induct women as combat officers?
  • Explanation:The Union Home Ministry has approved the recruitment of young women as combat officers in Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), which is the second largest border guarding force of India The Union Home Ministry has approved the recruitment of young women as combat officers in Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), which is the second largest border guarding force of India
  • Question 2: Who is the first ever woman Chief Justice of Delhi High Court? Who is the first ever woman Chief Justice of Delhi High Court?
  • Explanation:58 years old G. Rohini enrolled herself as an advocate in December 1980 and then went on to become the chairman of the Andhra Pradesh State Bar Council. 58 years old G. Rohini enrolled herself as an advocate in December 1980 and then went on to become the chairman of the Andhra Pradesh State Bar Council.
  • Question 3: Winner of 2014 Pulitzer Prize is....?Winner of 2014 Pulitzer Prize is....?
  • Explanation:India-born US poet Vijay Seshadri has won the prestigious 2014 Pulitzer Prize in the poetry category for his collection of poems - 3 Sections. India-born US poet Vijay Seshadri has won the prestigious 2014 Pulitzer Prize in the poetry category for his collection of poems - 3 Sections.
  • Question 4: Which book has been selected for 2014 Pulitzer Prize? Which book has been selected for 2014 Pulitzer Prize?
  • Explanation: 3 Sections is a compelling collection of poems that examine human consciousness, from birth to dementia. 3 Sections is a compelling collection of poems that examine human consciousness, from birth to dementia.
  • Question 5: Michael Phelps, the most successful Olympian in history, is set to end his retirement. Which game he is related with....?Michael Phelps, the most successful Olympian in history, is set to end his retirement. Which game he is related with....?
  • Explanation:The 28-year-old American, who has won 22 Olympic medals, is expected to compete at a meet in Arizona at the end of April. The 28-year-old American, who has won 22 Olympic medals, is expected to compete at a meet in Arizona at the end of April.
  • Question 6: With which state you will related Vishu festival? With which state you will related Vishu festival?
  • Explanation:Keralites celebrate the harvest festival Vishu with traditional fervor, with the hope of having a season of peace and prosperity. Keralites celebrate the harvest festival Vishu with traditional fervor, with the hope of having a season of peace and prosperity.
  • Question 7: Which country has recently recognised transgender people as a third gender? Which country has recently recognised transgender people as a third gender?
  • Explanation:Indian Supreme Court recognises transgender people as a third gender, in a landmark ruling which orders the government to provide key amenities.Indian Supreme Court recognises transgender people as a third gender, in a landmark ruling which orders the government to provide key amenities.
  • Question 8: Who is the new Finance Secretary of India? Who is the new Finance Secretary of India?
  • Explanation:Mayaram, a 1978 batch Rajasthan cadre IAS officer has been holding charge as the Economic Affairs Secretary since 2012 and will continue to look after the Department of Economic AffairsMayaram, a 1978 batch Rajasthan cadre IAS officer has been holding charge as the Economic Affairs Secretary since 2012 and will continue to look after the Department of Economic Affairs
  • Question 9: To which city UNESCO will be sending a team of archaeological experts, to examine its heritage sites, before it gets World Heritage City tag?To which city UNESCO will be sending a team of archaeological experts, to examine its heritage sites, before it gets World Heritage City tag?
  • Explanation:UNESCO will be sending a team of archaeological experts to Delhi in June to examine the heritage sites in New Delhi and Shahjahanabad.UNESCO will be sending a team of archaeological experts to Delhi in June to examine the heritage sites in New Delhi and Shahjahanabad.
  • Question 10: World Trade Organisation has projected that the world trade will grow by__-percent in 2014?World Trade Organisation has projected that the world trade will grow by__-percent in 2014?
  • Explanation:World Trade Organisation has projected that the world trade will grow by 4.7% in 2014 for 2015 at 5.3 percent, which is 20 year average growth rate.World Trade Organisation has projected that the world trade will grow by 4.7% in 2014 for 2015 at 5.3 percent, which is 20 year average growth rate.